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Why use tallow in your skincare routine?

It is...

-Highly similar to human skin oils
-Rich in natural vitamins A,D,E,K and B1.
-Has been used for thousands of years as skincare
-Gentle and compatible with all different skin types


The tallow I use is from beef cows that are raised on family farms in Baker City, Oregon. I get the tallow from my local butcher and self-render to remove impurities.

Whipped Tallow Body Butter

PriceFrom $20.00
    Tallow is a natural product and will present differently depending on the ambient room temperature. This means that during winter it will be harder and during the summer months it will be softer.
    The balm will easily soften if you rub between your fingers before applying.

    Natural body butters are very temperature sensitive and tend to want to clump up or “crystallize”.
    Temperature variation during shipping is usually the #1 cause of a grainy texture in butters and balms. During hotter months, butters and balms can partially melt and then cool down too slowly, creating the perfect conditions for that grainy, gritty feeling. It is important to know that there’s nothing wrong with these gritty, grainy crystals— they’re a totally natural reaction. They’re just the natural fatty acids in butters that like to stick together. There is a quick and easy method of re-melting and letting it solidify quickly in your fridge.

    With a small rubber spatula, scoop out the gritty butter and put it into a clean, Pyrex container.

    Remove the spatula from the pyrex container. Heat the Pyrex container in the microwave for 15 seconds. Stir, then reheat for another 15 seconds and stir. Repeat this process until the butter is completely melted.

    NOTE: DO NOT MICROWAVE IN THE ORIGINAL CONTAINER. You could damage it, as some of these containers are not microwave-safe.

    Remember— DO NOT OVERHEAT YOUR BUTTER. This could burn you and/or ruin your butters.

    Once the butter is *just* melted, you’re done with the microwave.

    Stir your melted butter well and let it sit for 2 minutes in the pyrex cup. This will allow the butter to cool very slightly before you put it back into the original container. Pouring too-hot butter into your original container can crack or melt the container.

    Make sure the original container is on a small dish or tray. Once the 2 minutes are up, pour the melted butter back into the original container and put it all in the fridge.

    DO NOT PUT THE LID ON. We highly recommend using the small plate or tray to help transfer your butter to the fridge, as the butter will be hot, and a tray helps minimizes any spills.

    Leave your container in the fridge for 1-2 hours (the larger the container, the longer it should stay in). Your butter will solidify quickly, ensuring that all the gritty crystallization is gone. After a couple of hours, take it out, put the original lid back on and ENJOY!

  • For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. I am not a doctor and none of these claims have been evaluated by the FDA. If you are under medical care, pregnant, or have any health problems consult your doctor before purchasing and using natural skincare products. Skincare products may cause allergic reactions, talk to your doctor, know your allergies and research ingredients prior to purchase and use. If an allergic reaction occurs Juniper Tree Soapworks cannot be liable, use at your own risk. Please consult your physician or midwife before using products containing essential oils if you are pregnant or nursing. Your purchase of products mean you agree to not hold Juniper Tree Soapworks liable in any way for your use or misuse of any product purchased or your communication through this site or any other form. Your use and purchase of the products on this shop and at all locations is your agreement with this policy and acceptance of this policy. All facts, details & recommendations are provided for information only and are not intended to diagnose, prescribe or treat any diseases.

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